Tucson, AZ May 16-17, 2024

529

Included Classes

Classroom
Mandatory

2024-2025 7-hour National USPAP Update Course

7
05/16/2024 12:00PM
8:00PM EDT
Tony Pistilli
 
Location to Be Announced

This 2024-2025 7-Hour National USPAP Update Course, titled Ethics, Standards, and Your Appraisal Practice, is developed by The Appraisal Foundation and must be completed by appraisers every 2 years to meet the USPAP continuing education requirement. It is revised on a biennial basis. This course is designed to assist appraisers in all areas of appraisal practice seeking USPAP competency, including those who are subject to state licensing or certification and continuing education requirements of professional organizations, client groups, or employers.

305
Classroom
Elective

Supporting Adjustments: The Journey from Analysis to Adjusting

4
05/17/2024 12:00PM
4:00PM EDT
Tony Pistilli
 
Location to Be Announced
This course focuses on supporting your adjustments in the Sales Comparison Approach when appraising residential properties. 
In this course, you will be reviewing and learning a broad range of material which includes logical and systematic processes and analyses that lead to supportable adjustments in the grid, as well as appropriate methodologies and techniques such as qualitative and quantitative methods and techniques that are found in appraisal and economic theory. Best practices for data collection and verification will be covered, and then how to put it all together in the final report.
The material promises to guide even the most experienced appraiser in helping to overcome some of the more common challenges they face in their assignments.

Course Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:
Employ analytical tools for better market analysis and highest and best use.
Apply an analysis and process for developing an opinion of trends.
Review and apply an analysis of paired data sets.
Explain and apply grouped data analysis.
125
Classroom
Elective

OS: Responding to a Reconsideration of Value (ROV)

3
05/17/2024 5:00PM
8:00PM EDT
Tony Pistilli
 
Location to Be Announced
Reconsideration of Value (ROV) requests are a common occurrence in mortgage lending appraisals, particularly in overheated markets with high buyer demand. This course is intended to assist appraisers in understanding the necessity for and best practices for responding to such a request in a sound and professional manner. 
Special emphasis will be given on responding impartially, objectively, and without bias to the ROV, since there are proven methods for handling these requests while adhering to USPAP and applicable regulatory requirements, and maintaining a professional relationship with the client.
The course starts with a brief discussion of how ROVs play a valuable role in the appraisal and mortgage lending process, and proceeds to numerous case studies to demonstrate effective research, analysis and reporting strategies.

Course Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:
•    Prepare a professional response to an ROV
•    Identify rules and regulations pertaining to ROVs
•    Recognize USPAP obligations during the ROV process
•    Develop strategies to minimize the occurrence of ROVs
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